Show me something in red, white and blue and I immediately think of summer. Warm evenings outside with family and friends. Twigs snapping in a bonfire. Roasted marshmallows. Shorts and T-shirts. And most of all.. laughing and feeling the stress of the world roll off my shoulders.And this summer, this crochet flag wine cozy is coming along for all the fun!
This little cutie combines four of my favorite things: Flags, my favorite wine cozy pattern and my favorite flower design. The 4th? Wine, OF COURSE! One of my favorite things to do is to get together with three of my favorite ladies for a girls night. We bring homemade snacks for dinner and bottles of wine to share.
We laugh around the dining room table, catching up on kids, husbands, boyfriends, and anything else that’s best shared amongst good friends. We stay up much too late and laugh until we cry. And when the evening is done, we vow to do it again soon, but with busy lives, months and sometimes seasons pass before we meet again.
But this summer is looming ahead with all sorts of possibilities and this crochet flag wine cozy is just the perfect thing to take along to the next get together with family or friends.
Crochet Flag Wine Cozy Pattern
Here is what you will need:
- US J10/6.00 mm crochet hook. (Did you know you can purchase my go-to hooks on Amazon?)
- US G6/4mm crochet hook (for the flower only)
- 3/4-1 oz each of Red, White and Blue yarn, I used Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn in Red, White and Royal
- 5/8″ red button for center of flower accent
- tapestry needle and scissors.
- Sewing needle and matching thread for the button
Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern: Crochet Abbreviations, US to UK Crochet Conversion Chart. Find links to stitches on the “Tutorial” menu: Getting Started will show basic stitches used in many patterns and Crochet Stitch Dictionary shows our growing collection of crochet stitch tutorials.
Wine cozy is worked using 2 strands of yarn. I wound a small ball of each color before I started and then used 1 strand from the new ball and 1 strand from the skein.
R1: Using 2 strands of red yarn, make a magic ring, chain 3 (counts as 1st dc) 11 dc in ring (12 dc total). Sl St to 1st st.
R2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc here and throughout), 1 dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each of the remaining stitches. Sl st to 1st st. (24 st)
Now work in even dc:
R3-4: Ch 3 for 1st stitch, dc in remaining stitches (24 st) Sl st to 1st st. Change to White color in joining slip stitch of last round.
R5-6: With White and using a double strand of yarn, Ch 3 for 1st stitch, dc in remaining stitches (24 st) Change to red color in joining slip stitch of last round.
R7-8: With Red, Ch 3 for 1st stitch, dc in remaining stitches (24 st) Sl st to 1st st. Change to White color in joining slip stitch of last round.
R9-10: With White, Ch 3 for 1st stitch, dc in remaining stitches (24 st) Change to red color in joining slip stitch of last round.
R11-12: With Red, Ch 3 for 1st stitch, dc in remaining stitches (24 st) Sl st to 1st st. Change to Blue color in joining slip stitch of last round.
R13-17: With Blue, Ch 3 for 1st stitch, dc in remaining stitches (24 st) Sl st to 1st st.
R18: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and next 2 st, ch 14, skip 7 st, sc in next 5 st, ch 14, skip 7 st, sc in last 2 st. Sl st to 1st st.
R19: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and next 2 st, sc 16 in ch-14 loop from the previous row, sc in next 5 st, sc 16 in ch-14 loop, sc in next 2 st. Sl st to joining. (42 st)
R20: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and around row. (42 st). Fasten off and weave in ends.
The flower is worked using the Black Eyed Susan Flower Pattern. Use a G size hook and one strand of white yarn. When finished, sew on to wine cozy, referring to photo. Sew button to center of flower.
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